It runs as a separate (within the context of its own process) windows Service named “Mozilla Maintenance Service”. This is installed with Mozilla Maintenance Service.
Mozilla Foundation (signed by Mozilla Corporation)
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3/30/2017 5:45:26 AM UTC (today)
112.1 KB (114,800 bytes)
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
C:\Program Files\mozilla maintenance service\maintenanceservice.exe
9/16/2013 8:00:00 PM
9/21/2016 8:00:00 AM
CN=Mozilla Corporation, O=Mozilla Corporation, L=Mountain View, S=CA, C=US
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US
6/9/2014 7:08:37 AM
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Mozilla Maintenance Service
The Mozilla Maintenance Service ensures that you have the latest and most secure version of Mozilla Firefox on your computer. Keeping Firefox up to date is very important for your online security, and
The file maintenanceservice.exe has been discovered within the following program.
Firefox now installs an optional service called the Mozilla Maintenance Service. This service allows Firefox to install updates without requiring you to click yes in the Windows User Account Control (UAC) dialog.
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